SPECIAL EVENTS

2016 East Hampton Antiques Show Benefit Preview Cocktail Party
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

2016 East Hampton Antiques Show Benefit Preview Cocktail Party

Friday, July 22, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

This is the 10th year the East Hampton Historical Society is holding its Annual Antiques Show.

The Benefit Preview Cocktail Party will take place on Friday, 22 July, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., on the grounds of the Mulford Farm at 10 James Lane, East Hampton Village.

The show will be open to the public on Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (early buying 9 - 10 a.m.), and Sunday, 10 - 5.

2016 East Hampton Antiques Show
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

2016 East Hampton Antiques Show

The show, in its 10th year, will open with early buying ($20) from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, and has general admission from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ($10). On Sunday general admission costs $10 and the show is open from 10 in the morning till 5 in the afternoon.

The show has 60 dealers who sell antiques, art, jewelry, and collectibles. They are dotted across the greensward of the 17th-century Mulford Farm, housed in elegant white tents. The focus of the show is on vintage decorative items for the house and garden. Classic rattan and bamboo furniture, lighting, textiles, architectural elements, American and European country decorated furniture, Art Deco and modern, garden ornaments, wrought-iron accessories, industral items, paintings, trade signs, period jewelry, weathervanes, and mirrors will all be for sale.

Cocktails on Pudding Hill Lane - Spring Garden Party
East Hampton Historical Society

Cocktails on Pudding Hill Lane - Spring Garden Party

4 June, Saturday, 6 - 8 p.m.

Our season-opening party to benefit the East Hampton Historical Society will take place at a house that has been occupied for possibly the longest continuous number of years since it was built in about 1680 on what was then called Calf Pasture Lane.

Reservations required; tickets cost $150 per person. Space is limited.

TOURS & PROGRAMS

Thomas Moran in East Hampton
Clinton Academy, 1784

Thomas Moran in East Hampton

25 June at 10 a.m.

A look at the buildings and landscapes that played such an important role in Moran's life in the village.  A tour of the restoration site of The Studio will be included.

Meet at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton Village, at 10 a.m.

Reservations required; free admission.

Historical Cemetery Tour
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

Historical Cemetery Tour

16 July, Saturday, at 10 a.m.

Walk with Hugh King through East Hampton's famous South End Burying Ground.  Meet at 10 a.m. at the Mulford Farm gate, 10 James Lane in East Hampton Village, rain or shine.

Reservations required; $10 per person.

Walking Around the Hook
Osborn-Jackson House, ca. 1720

Walking Around the Hook

20 August, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Meet at the Municipal Parking Lot opposite the I.G.A., North Main Street, East Hampton Village.

Reservations required; free admission.

The Hook was an important commercial area as well as the location of one of the community's early schools and its second cemetery. There will be many interesting stories shared.

East Side of Main Street Architecture and Character Studies
Osborn-Jackson House, ca. 1720

East Side of Main Street Architecture and Character Studies

27 August, Saturday, at 10 a.m.

Richard Barons, the director of the East Hampton Historical Society, will lead tourgoers up and down the east side of Main Street and will talk about its architecture as well as the characters who built the houses or lived in them.

Reservations required; free admission.

Meet Mr. Barons at the historical society office, 101 Main Street (the Osborn-Jackson House), at 10 a.m.

 

EXHIBITIONS

Ralph Carpentier: East End Landscapes
East Hampton Town Marine Museum

Ralph Carpentier: East End Landscapes

The exhibition will have an opening reception on Sunday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. It will open to the public the following Saturday and be open on weekends through Sunday, August 28. Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Ralph Carpentier started the East Hampton Marine Museum and was a director for many years.

He was an important landscape painter of the East End who died in February of this year.

The exhibition will feature some of the paintings he made of scenes that will be familiar to residents of and visitors to the South Fork.

 

 

Bon Voyage: The Woodhouses on Grand Tour
Clinton Academy, 1784

Bon Voyage: The Woodhouses on Grand Tour

Sunday 10 July through Columbus Day, 10 October, on weekends. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, noon - 5. Opening reception, Saturday 9 July, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Woodhouse, one of the most philanthropic of the Summer Colony families, made a "grand tour" of Europe in the 1890s and this exhibition shows photographs taken on their voyage that were recently developed from a donation of negatives to the East Hampton Historical Society.

 

Camp Wikoff Illustrated, 1898
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

Camp Wikoff Illustrated, 1898

The opening reception is on Saturday, June 11, 6 - 8 p.m. On view starting Sunday, June 12, through July 17, weekends only Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m.

This is an exhibition of historical and contemporary illustrations curated by Jeff Heatley.

The photos are being shown in the Mulford Barn Gallery.

Living Well Is the Best Revenge: A Jazz Age Fable of Sara and Gerald Murphy
Clinton Academy, 1784

Living Well Is the Best Revenge: A Jazz Age Fable of Sara and Gerald Murphy

9 July, Saturday, through 10 October, Monday, Columbus Day, Opening reception, July 9, 6 - 8 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sundays, noon - 5 p.m.
Galapagos
Mulford Farm, ca. 1680

Galapagos

"Galapagos" will be on view from Sunday, 21 August, through Sunday, 9 October, on weekends. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday, noon - 5. Opening reception, Sunday, August 21, 2 - 5 p.m.


Galapagos is an exhibition of photographs and sculptures by Billy Strong and a film, "Isabela," by Dell Cullum.

The show was inspired by a trip that Strong and Cullum made to the Galapagos Islands.